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TripAdvisor Reviews Davis-Bourne Inn Independence
Travel Blogs from Independence
... normal and didn't have much daylight to climb in. However, we did manage to get in the most important route of the whole area. " The Great Arch." It was so much fun! Stone Mountain is known for having super run out sketchy slab climbing and it lives up to it's reputation. Lee was leading and he was run out like 50 ft in the first pitch. It was nuts.
I personally love slab climbing although most dread it, but that could also be because ...
... looking like a kid from the Disney movie Brink... I love my friends.
Shortly after we left the ponies, we found the perfect little lunch area, covered by trees to shelter us from the rain. We sat around putting together our concoctions made with tortillas, peanut butter, pasta, trail mix, sausage, cheese, jerky, dried fruit...etc. That's trail eatin! It was a nice break before we continued the hike to the nearest shelter. We went on and on through the rain, ...
... also very curvy and not recommended for any vehicle over 35ft long. As we were driving this road a sheriff stopped us and told us to pull over as 2 Semi's with trailers need all of the road to take the curves. That was the first time I had run into something like that.
Burkes Garden is a village down in this very large valley. The Amish used to own a lot of the land but have since given up the farms and moved on, but there ...
... and sports cars meet and drive the 15 mile stretch. So you motorcycle riders put Hwy 16 in Marion on your bucket list!
Our first day we took a ride over to Grayson Highlands State Park where they have wild ponies. You have to take a hike of about .8 of mile up to see them. We got lucky and got see about 10 out of the 150 or so ponies. They didn't bother us and we didn't bother them:) They are cute and to thin ...
... for a bit, and I did, got swept by a current and got sucked under by a wirlpool FUN! there where also parts when the current would take us towards a boulder and then we would think we would hit it, then carry us away and towards another rock. Whilst we where swimming. The instructor also showed us a picture of when they go fishing in the river we was in - didn't realise 2 1/2ft long catfish was swimming under us! We are now on our way to the great smoky mountains to do something ...